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Established in 1806 as a small soap and candle business in New York City, Colgate-Palmolive is now a truly global company with products sold in over 200 countries and territories under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, Haci Sakir, Suavitel, PCA SKIN, EltaMD, Filorga and Hello as well as Hill's Science Diet and Hill's Prescription Diet.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading consumer products company that serves hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide with brands and products across four core businesses – Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. We are committed to offering products that make lives healthier and more enjoyable, and programs that enrich communities around the world.

Every day millions of people trust our products to care for themselves and the ones they love. Our goal is to use our technology to create products that will continue to improve the quality of life for our consumers wherever they live.

A career at Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  Engineering Manager

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Sep 17, 2022
No remote working option

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 130404 - Hodges, South Carolina, United States

Do you want to come to work with a smile and leave with one as well? In between those smiles, your day consists of working in a global organization, continually learning and collaborating, having stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions!

If this is how you see your career, Colgate is the place to be!

Our dependable household brands, dedicated employees, and sustainability commitments make us a company passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, champions experimentation, and promotes authenticity which has contributed to our enduring success.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile...every single day.

The Plant Engineering is responsible for the oversight of the Engineering and Maintenance departments for the facility as well as other facility infrastructure functions. Must ensure successful execution of the facilities capital program which can include multiple projects with varying scope, timelines and capital expenditures. He/She develops and manages the overall facility capital and the facility maintenance budget. He/She will also ensure that all engineering aspects of projects, as well as associated documentation, are in compliance with local and Colgate quality, legal and EHS regulations. Overall responsible for " Equipment Management Strategy & Reliability" to manufacture superior quality products while eliminating potential risks to employees and equipment and driving improvement in Plant Efficiency, Quality of product, creating Flexibility, minimizing waste, establishing safe Maintenance work practices and ensuring that the Plant Equipment is safe to operate at all times. Additionally, the Plant Engineering is responsible for managing the MRO (Materials, Repairs and Operating Supplies) program and identifying other potential opportunities for margin improvement. Also needs to build relationships with R&D, Division and Subsidiary business and Supply Chain Management, Global Product Supply Engineering, Global Packaging, Quality and EHS departments, as well as outside consultants and suppliers, to ensure the business and technical objectives of all projects are satisfied.

What you will do

  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all policies and standards


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • At least 5 years in project management/engineering with production management experience.
  • Very Good communication skills
  • Computer skills


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in a technical field or MBA. and
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license would be a plus
  • International experience. and
  • Manufacturing/plant experience and/or experience in other Global Supply Chain functions. and
  • Familiarity with Company practices related to EHS, Quality and Microbiology, and plant financials

Salary Range $120,720 - $158,445

Pay is based on several non discriminatory factors including but not limited to experience, education, skills and office location. In addition to your salary, Colgate-Palmolive offers a performance based bonus and competitive benefits package.


Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet. 

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

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